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Bluestem Brasserie

One Yerba Buena Ln. (Market St.) Send to Phone
Sustainably minded, deceptively simple modern American fare in the heart of SF’s bustling Market Street corridor.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Bluestem Brasserie , San Francisco, CA

Bluestem Brasserie Restaurant Review

: Adam and Stacy Jed’s sprawling Market Street brasserie showcases sustainably minded, deceptively simple modern American dishes from chef John Griffiths (Advocate). A singular steelhead trout tartare bursting with color incorporates fresh-roasted pistachios and smoked caviar. We relished the brisk pop of coriander in the silky chicken liver mousse with candied kumquats and chervil. Supple Maine scallops with roasted pumpkin receive the slightest sear and a toss of bacon-oat crumble, and the pan-roasted pork chop is served atop celery root and a bright Meyer lemon confit. Crisp asparagus in preserved Mandarin hollandaise and savory young broccoli in garlic confit and ricotta are rewarding accompaniments, but it is the seared cauliflower mingled with green harissa and fish sauce that beckons our return. A decadent quartet of desserts from pastry chef Lori Baker (Baker & Banker) features an indulgent tower of vanilla bean yellow cake, strawberry cheesecake, strawberry butter cream and strawberry jam. A well-rounded wine list includes a dozen on tap, and a cocktail lineup featuring hyper-seasonal ingredients is led by the bourbon-driven Call of the Wild, with its smooth honey-lemon start and delightful tannic Earl Grey finish. Diners can opt for the rooftop patio, overlooking the bustle of Market Street.

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